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Friendly Advice to the Gentleman-Planters of the East and West Indies: in Three Parts

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Title

Friendly Advice to the Gentleman-Planters of the East and West Indies: in Three Parts

Subject

slave narrative; slavery; slave; slavery conditions; botany; Caribbean; West Indies; Barbados; Jamaica; Thomas Tryon

Description

Friendly Advice to the Gentleman-Planters of the East and West Indies" is a 1684 treatise by Thomas Tryon. It is divided into the following three sections: "A Brief Treatise of the most Principal Fruits and Herbs that Grow in the East and West Indies; giving an Account of their respective Vertues both for Food and Physick, and what Planet and Sign they are under. Together with some Directions for the Preservation of Health and Life in those Hot Climates”(pp. 1-74); “The Complaints of the Negro-Slaves Against the Hard Usages and Barbarous Cruelties Inflicted upon them” (pp. 75-145); (pp. 146-224) "A Discourse in way of a Dialogue, Between an Ethiopian or Negro-Slave and a Christian, that was his Master in America.”

Creator

Thomas Tryon

Publisher

London: printed by Andrew Sowle, in the Tear. 1684

Date

1684

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Treatise; Slave Narrative

Citation

Thomas Tryon, “Friendly Advice to the Gentleman-Planters of the East and West Indies: in Three Parts,” accessed July 21, 2018, http://omekasites.northeastern.edu/ECDA/items/show/16.